Location : About 32 km from Thiruvananthapuram
Repository of some of the rarest medicinal herbs,
the Neyyar Dam is a popular picnic spot with a lake and a picturesque
dam site. The lake formed by the dam across the Neyyar river is
the bluest of blue, making boating irresistible for tourists.
The Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary of which the dam is a part is the
habitat of over a hundred rare species of fauna including elephants,
wild buffaloes, wild boar, porcupines, tigers and a variety of snakes.
A crocodile breeding centre and a lion safari park are also located
in the dam site.
Getting there : There is motorable road to the dam site which is
well connected by regular bus services from Thiruvananthapuram city.
Nearest railway station : Thiruvananthapuram, about 32 km away.
Nearest airport : Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, about